In any corporate business environment, understanding finance and accounting is no longer an option for management and executives. In fact, organisations will be able to perform better and achieve optimal result if all employees in the organisation are able to apply finance and accounting tools in their job functions.
Companies cannot plan strategically unless they understand their base cost and the various facets of cost accounting process that could affect their business functions and bottom line.
1. Overview of Cost and Management Accounting
- Differences between financial accounting and management accounting
- Differences between marginal costing and absorption costing
- Concepts of relevant cost
- Benefits of standard costing and budgetary costing
2. Budgeting and Variance Analysis
- Interpretation, investigation and limitations; labour and materials
3. Cost Volume Profit (breakeven) Analysis
- Cost behaviour, fixed costs, variable costs, semi-variable costs, breakeven analysis, contribution, margin of safety
4. Short-term Decision Making
- Decision criteria, applications
- Acceptance of special contracts
- Make or buy decisions
Note: Participants are to bring their own calculators for this workshop
- Understand the various costs affecting cost accounting
- Know how cost accounting information are organised
- Create an efficient cost analysis system to make meaningful recommendations resulting in quality business decisions
Who Should Attend
Managers and executives who are not working in accounting roles but need to understand how basic accounting works to apply cost accounting related techniques when making business decisions.
LIM KAIM SOON
CA(SINGAPORE), EMBA(HELSINKI), FCCA (UK), BBA (HONS), NUS
Kaim Soon graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor degree (honours) in Business Administration (majoring in finance & investment). He is also a fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, UK. Kaim Soon completed his Executive MBA at the Helsinki School of Economics (now Aalto University), Finland.
Kaim Soon has been a corporate trainer specializing in accounting and financial management, working with various local and overseas consulting and training institutes. He conducts regular workshops, seminars and in-house group training to senior management and staff of statutory boards and business corporations
Through his own company, he provides financial consultancy services to local as well as foreign companies in Singapore. His areas of specialization include financial & management accounting, corporate investment and financing, as well as corporate due diligence. He prefers to adopt unique training methods as the emphasis is application-oriented i.e. learn-apply-related to what the individual does in his/her work. He often uses the actual corporate financial data to perform and show financial analysis in the real business world.
Kaim Soon’s past corporate working experiences include financial control and general management in banking, insurance, retail and manufacturing industries.
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